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Certified Veterinary Technician

Northside Pet Hospital
3.0 out of 5
1727 Western Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703
From $18 an hour - Full-time

Location

1727 Western Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54703

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Continuing education credits
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Northside Pet Hospital located in Eau Claire, WI is a full-service veterinary medical facility that has been providing excellent care since 1987 to Eau Claire and the surrounding areas. We currently have an opening for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician.

If you enjoy working with animals, providing excellent customer service, assisting the doctors while making a positive impact on a pet’s health by being part of a team that provides laser surgery, exotic animal medicine, and canine rehabilitation on top of all the routine veterinary visits! Then we encourage you to apply with Northside Pet Hospital! As our full-time Certified Veterinary Technicians, you can expect to work 36-40 hours per week. The hours include 9-hour shifts, four days a week, with rotating Saturdays. Previous experience is preferred, but not required.

Job Description:

- Record and update patient information

- Assist the Veterinarians with exams and surgeries

- Collect specimens and perform routine laboratory procedures

- Educate clients about preventative care, and discuss needed treatment plans

- Administer medications and injections

- Schedule appointments and create invoices

- Perform dental cleanings

- Initiate emergency procedures and restrain animals as needed

-Animal Care

Job Requirements:

- Must be 18 years or older

- AAS-VT/ CVT required.

- Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for the majority of shift

Benefits Include:

- Competitive wages

- Health/Dental/Vision insurance, 85% of policy is covered by clinic

- Supplemental insurance offered

- Retirement IRA plan

- Paid time off and Holidays

- CE and licenses allowance

- Pet benefitsResponsibilities:
- Assist veterinarians in providing medical care to animals
- Perform routine procedures such as vaccinations, blood draws, and dental cleanings
- Administer medications and treatments as directed by veterinarians
- Monitor and record vital signs of animals during procedures and treatments
- Prepare animals for surgery and assist during surgical procedures
- Take and develop X-rays of animals
- Provide grooming services such as bathing, brushing, and nail trimming
- Assist with dog training activities

Skills:
- Strong knowledge of animal anatomy, physiology, and behavior
- Proficiency in performing veterinary procedures and treatments
- Ability to handle and restrain animals safely and compassionately
- Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with pet owners and veterinary team members
- Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Please note that additional qualifications may be required based on the specific needs of the veterinary clinic or hospital.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • Veterinary technician: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person